It’s a time for parties, fireworks and enjoying friends and family. For some you’ll still get to see new episodes of your favorite soaps come this Friday, July 4, 2008, and for others, well, if encores are your thing then we have a few coming your way.

However, for fans of Days of Our Lives, NBC has pre-empted the show due to the Wimbledon Men’s Semi-Finals. The show will also be pre-empted the previous day on Thursday, July 3, 2008 for the Women’s Semi-Finals.

For all of you ABC soap fans, in light of the holiday the network plans to show encore episodes for all three of their soaps.

All My Children will air a repeat of the February 18, 2008 show where Jesse and Angie reunite.

General Hospital will show an encore of the May 1, 2008 episode where Nikolas and Emily share their last dance and ultimately say their final goodbye.

One Life to Live will revisit Snoop Dogg’s May 9, 2008 performance.

As for you CBS fans, it appears that all four soaps, As the World Turns, Bold and the Beautiful, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless will be airing new episodes to celebrate the holiday right along with you! wants to wish everyone a Happy 4th of July! Stay safe! We’ll see you all back here on Monday with brand-new recaps of all of the resumed episodes!